Elkins Band We Are Getting Very Busy!!
All of these details have been sent out to you by email from Rachel Strange, if you have not received this or any other emails please use the Charms link below to update your contact details.
Fri, Oct. 10, 5PM
Flag Fundraiser Flag Distribution
All students are expected to participate in this event, the more people we have the less time it will take.
Immediately after practice, teams pick up flags and routes at Elkins.
We need vehicles capable of transporting the 10ft. tall flag poles.
Saturday, October 11
Katy ISD Marching Festival – Rhodes Stadium (Katy ISD) & Willowridge Game – Hall Stadium
Click here to help at the contest
Students should bring a light snack lunch to eat on the bus on the way home from Katy.
Arrive - 7:15am
Rehearsal - 7:30-8:30am
Dress/load – 8:30-9:00am
Inspection – 9am
Depart – 9:15am
Arrive in Katy – 10:15am
Warm-up – 11:00am
Perform – 11:45am
Depart from Katy – 12:30pm
Return – 1:30pm (Everyone will remain on campus)
Dinner – Students need to bring $5. Booster club will serve pizza, chips, drink.
Click here to help at this game
Dress/Load – 3:30pm
Inspection – 4:15pm
Depart – 4:30pm
Game – 6:00pm
Return/pick-up – 9:30pm
Monday, October 13
MERCER Stadium Rehearsal – 4:00-6:30pm. Transportation NOT provided.
Tuesday, October 14
Flag pick-up –the more hands the faster the work is completed. 5-7 p.m.
Wednesday, October 15
Full Band rehearsal – 3:30-6:00pm
Thursday, October 16
Click here to help at this game.
Elkins vs. Ridge Point (FCMS band students will be joining us in the stands)
4:15pm Dinner (Tailgate meal if signed up/or supply your own) & Dress
5:15pm Inspection & Load
5:30pm Depart for Stadium
10:30pm Return & Pick-up
Friday, October 17
Full Band rehearsal – 3:30-6:00pm
Saturday, October, 18
Sam Houston State University Marching Festival
Students need to bring a lunch to eat on the bus.
1:00pm Arrive @ SHSU
2:45pm Prelims Performance
5:00pm Jason's Deli Dinner - students & chaperones bring $5 & make selection by Wed. 10/15
7:00pm Finals begins
10:30pm Depart for Elkins
Monday, October 20
Last Major Marching Band Rehearsal – 3:30-6:30pm
Tuesday, October 21
UIL Marching Contest
Students will be released from part of 6th and all of 7th period.
3:45 Arrive at Mercer (spectator parking is on the home side)
5:00 Perform (spectator entry fee - $3)
For the rest of football season, Marching Rehearsals will only take place on Thursdays from 3:00 – 4:00pm. Attendance is required for everyone.
As many are aware we are always in need of chaperones!
For those parents wanting to help but need a little more notice to change schedules, we have set up a link for every game of regular season.
Please use this link if you have NOT completed a FBISD Criminal History Check.... ALL volunteers have to do this to help with the students.
Playoff games will be done on a week to week basis.
Please use to links below to sign up and help.
10-11-14 Elkins Vs Willowridge Click here to help
10-16-14 Elkins Vs Ridge Point Click here to help
10-24-14 Elkins Vs Marshall Click here to help
11-1-14 Elkins Vs Bush Click here to help
11-7-14 Elkins Vs Santa Fe Click here to help
THIS FUNDRAISER HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BE HUGE..... without you spending a penny!!
ALL STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE
It will need every student as well as some parents for it to work.
Displaying the Flags
Friday Oct 10th 5pm
On this day we will need parents or seniors with a truck to pick up flags from school for the teams, and drive around with the kids as they put the flags out in their designated area
Collecting the flags
Tuesday Oct 14th 4pm
On this day we will need parents or seniors help again to drive around with the groups to pick up the flags and return them to school (unless you have room in your garage to store them!!)
This year we are going to be relying heavily on the CHARMS band program, if you have not heard of this, it is a computer program set up for Band directors to make their life a little easier. We need you to make sure that your contact details are fully up to date. This way we can keep you informed on what is happening with your child(ren). Click here for instructions on how to update your details.